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NJ dentist killed by train in NY while fishing (KIVI Boise)
Associated Press - April 30, 2009 7:53 PM ET PORT KENT, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a New Jersey dentist was struck and killed by an Amtrak train as he fished from a trestle in northern New...

New Jersey dentist killed by train in Port Kent (Plattsburgh Press Republican)
PORT KENT — A New Jersey dentist was killed Thursday afternoon when an Amtrak train full of passengers hit him as he fished off railroad tracks here.

Inside the £575,000 home of a double murder accused dentist (Belfast Telegraph)
This is the luxurious country residence double-murder accused dentist Colin Howell has swapped for a prison cell.

New Jersey dentist killed by train (Plattsburgh Press Republican)
PORT KENT — A New Jersey dentist was killed Thursday afternoon when an Amtrak train full of passengers hit him as he fished off railroad tracks here.

Victim shocked by request from dentist who lost license (WCNC Charlotte)
CORNELIUS, N.C. -- A Cornelius dentist stripped of his license for the appalling things he did to his female patients five years ago is asking to practice again.

Dentist killed by train (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)
PORT KENT (AP) - State police say a New Jersey dentist was struck and killed by an Amtrak train as he fished from a trestle in Port Kent. Troopers say 62-year-old Dr. William Bodnar was fishing from a bridge over the Ausable River in the Adirondacks when the southbound Montrealer train struck him.

Dentist struck, killed by Amtrak train (The Post-Star)
AUSABLE -- A New Jersey dentist was killed Thursday when he crossed a railroad trestle and was struck by a southbound Amtrak train, State Police said this morning.

This dentist loves to fight (Sun Star)
HE IS a dentist by profession, but he is not just fighting cavities, he is also into martial arts, specifically mixed martial arts. Angelito Manguray is the least likely to be passionate about any contact sport.

Dentist Michael West Denies Wrongdoing (Jackson Free Press)
Hattiesburg dentist Dr. Michael West granted an interview with The Associated Press, breaking his silence regarding his controversial bite-mark testimony in two cases where a Noxubee County court exonerated the defendants on all charges.

Sparta dentist killed by train on N.Y. fishing trip (Daily Record)
A 62-year-old dentist with a practice in Sparta was killed when he was struck by a train in upstate New York, authorities said. Dr. William Bodnar, a Newton resident, was on a fishing trip in the Adirondacks when he was killed Thursday afternoon.

2,500 movies collected by the late Springfield dentist Howard Burr now part of Harvard Film Archive's collection (The Republican)
Howard E. "Doc" Burr loved movies. Loved them so much that sitting in a theater was not enough.

DENTISTS' ROOT TO RICHES? ME! (New York Post)
MY dentist doesn't need a stimulus package. He has me. Understand, there's no such thing as one lone visit to a den tist. Every procedure takes eight months. That is, unless the doc's son is a college freshman, in which case it'll take four...

YOUR WORLD AT HOME: Maple dentist returns from mission in Ethiopia (YorkRegion.com News | Vaughan)
After a long flight, nearly 200 teeth pulled and pencils put in the hands of African children in need, Paul Sclodnick is back in Vaughan. Dr. Sclodnick, a longtime Maple dentist, recently returned from a humanitarian mission in Ethiopia with Global Reach Children's Fund.

Should dentist refund me for ill-fitting dentures? (Orlando Sentinel)
Q A year ago I had dental surgery, paying the entire amount upfront. After six months of temporary dentures, I was fitted for "permanent" ones, but despite nine return visits, they never could be made to fit.

Dentist's patients show no flu signs (Boston Globe)
A trainee dentist at Boston University who has been diagnosed with a probable case of swine flu treated a dozen patients while contagious, but 10 have shown no signs of the viral illness, public health and university authorities reported yesterday.

GO TO GREG (New York Post)
Q I work as a dentist in my dad's practice. When his personal and professional issues nearly destroyed the business, I saved it. Thanks to my efforts it's now thriving, and he and I have talked about the possibility of me buying the practice. Now...

All smiles after a day at the dental spa (The York Dispatch)
AYork County dentist kicked off an annual   fundraiser that brings smiles to children and brightens grins of adults with a dental spa day for a bride-to-be and her attendants.

Ross Wedding Brawlers Back In Court (WTAE-TV Pittsburgh)
A Pittsburgh dentist and his wife, who were accused of wildly brawling with guests of a different wedding at their wedding reception, are back in court.

Patient-fondling dentist pleads no contest (San Francisco Chronicle)
A San Jose dentist has pleaded no contest to six counts of sexual battery for groping patients under his care, at least one of whom was told that he was screening her for cancer, authorities said today. Benva Lazar, 56, entered no contest pleas Thursday to...

San Jose dentist pleads no contest to charges of fondling patients (San Jose Mercury News)
A San Jose dentist has pleaded no contest in Santa Clara County Superior Court to charges that he fondled six female patients.

San Jose dentist pleads no contest to groping (Channel 8 San Diego)
Associated Press - May 4, 2009 7:54 PM ET SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A San Jose dentist faces a maximum of 3 years in jail after pleading no contest to molesting patients under his care.

San Jose dentist pleads no contest to groping (CBS 47 Fresno)
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A San Jose dentist faces a maximum of three years in jail after pleading no contest to molesting patients under his care. Fifty-six-year-old Benva Lazar entered his plea last week to six misdemeanor counts of sexual battery as part of a deal with prosecutors. He initially faced 15 sexual battery-related counts, including three felonies. Lazar was accused of groping six ...

San Jose dentist pleads no contest to groping (San Diego 6)
A San Jose dentist faces a maximum of three years in jail after pleading no contest to molesting patients under his care.

Patient-Fondling SJ Dentist Faces 3 Years In Jail (CBS 5 Bay Area)
A San Jose dentist faces a maximum of three years in jail after pleading no contest to molesting female patients under his care.

San Jose dentist pleads no contest to groping (The San Francisco Examiner)
A San Jose dentist faces a maximum of three years in jail after pleading no contest to molesting patients under his care. Fifty-six-year-old Benva Lazar entered his plea last week to six misdemeanor counts of sexual battery as part of a deal with prosecutors.

Dentist stores adult stem cells from teeth (The Woodlands Villager)
A Woodlands dentist is offering his patients an opportunity to use stem cells from their teeth to fight future injuries and health problems.

Seeing a dentist in Wales can take more than 18 months (icWales)
PEOPLE in parts of Wales still have no access to an NHS dentist, a Western Mail investigation has discovered.

Dentist pleads no contest to fondling patients (San Mateo Daily Journal)
A San Jose dentist pleaded no contest in Santa Clara County Superior Court to charges that he fondled six female patients. Benva Lazar faced six misdemeanor counts of sexual battery, one for each patient, district attorney spokeswoman Amy Cornell said.

SJ Dentist Pleads to Molesting Patients (KGO AM 810 San Francisco)
Benva Lazar, a 56-year-old San Jose dentist, faces a maximum of three years in jail after pleading no contest to molesting patients-- he initially faced 15 counts of sexual battery, including three felonies.

Bullhook dental to get another new dentist (Havre Daily News)
Bul lhook Communi ty Heal t h Center’s dental clinic in the Atrium Mall has hit another glitch but is about to have a dentist back on staff next week, the health center’s executive director said. “We want to make sure it’s the right fit for the community,” Cindy Smith said.

Dentist bites back, sues patient for slander (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
A North Carolina woman may have bitten off more than she could chew when she said a dentist, whose practice is part of an Alpharetta-based chain, misdiagnosed her.

County officially greets new dentist (The Alleghany News)
The Alleghany County Board of Commissioners officially greeted the county's new dentist at its meeting on Monday evening. Dr. Ashley Weekes plans to open her practice on July 1 at 507 N. Main St. in Sparta, across from Sparta School.

One Valley dentist says some are foregoing essential dental services and it's hurting them in the long run. Watch Video (ABC 15 Phoenix)
The downturn in the economy is apparently causing some to forego visits to the dentist. Paradise Ridge Dentistry , located at 40th Street and Union Hills in the north Valley has seen a decrease in patients coming in for routine check-ups.

Manhattan Dentist Inducted Into The Sir Harold Acton Society (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Manhattan dentist Dr. Jan Linhart and wife Ellen honored for generous contribution to New York University College of Dentistry

Dentist office crash victim was Spring Valley man (San Diego Union-Tribune)
A 59-year-old man who died less than two weeks after an elderly driver crashed into the waiting room of a Tierrasanta dentist's office has been identified as Clayton Smith of Spring Valley, the Medical Examiner's Office said yesterday.

Sentencing delayed in dentist's ethnic intimidation case (Detroit Free Press)
The sentencing of a Bloomfield Hills dentist who pleaded guilty in February to felony ethnic intimidation has been adjourned for a third time, court officials said today.

NEWARK: Vineland dentist facing sexual assault charges gives up license (Daily Journal)
NEWARK — The Vineland dentist who Pennsylvania authorities arrested on statutory sexual assault charges in March surrendered his license on Wednesday prior to his disciplinary hearing, state officials said.

San Jose dentist Lazar admits to sexual battery on patients (San Jose Mercury News)
After pleading no contest to groping six patients, San Jose dentist Benva Lazar faces up to three years in jail when sentenced July 17.

Dentist loses battle for triple-barrelled name (Sydney Morning Herald)
GERMANY'S highest court has ruled that a Munich dentist could not call herself Frieda Rosemarie Thalheim-Kunz-Hallstein.

MercuryNews: Dentist admits to sexual battery (KGO-TV Bay Area)
San Jose dentist admits to sexual battery on patients

Dentist accused of being a perv loses his license (The Trentonian)
TRENTON — A Cherry Hill dentist charged in Bensalem, Pa., with sex assault charges relinquished his dentist’s license pending the outcome of his trial, state prosecutors said yesterday.

Vineland dentist surrenders license (Daily Journal)
NEWARK -- The Vineland dentist whom Pennsylvania authorities arrested on statutory sexual assault charges in March surrendered his license on Wednesday prior to his disciplinary hearing, state officials said.

Criminal charges to keep dentist from working (Courier-Post)
A dentist from Cherry Hill, who formerly worked at a Vineland office, cannot see or treat patients until criminal charges tied to an online sex sting are resolved, officials said Wednesday.

Montclair dentist smiling on low-income kids (The Montclair Times)
It’s a chain reaction when one of the little ones cries. Nicole M. McGrath – her young patients know her as "Dr. Nicole" – is a Montclair dentist and founder of KinderSmile Foundation, which provides oral health education at pre-schools for economically disadvantaged children.

Paddy open mouthed over dentist award (Tavistock Times Gazette)
A DENTIST from Tavistock received a shock last week when he was presented with an award he did not know he was even up for!

Criminal charges to keep dentist from working (Courier-Post)
A dentist from Cherry Hill, who formerly worked at a Vineland office, cannot see or treat patients until criminal charges tied to an online sex sting are resolved, officials said Wednesday.

Muslim dentist who 'refused to treat female patients unless they wore Islamic dress' faces disciplinary action (Daily Mail: World News)
Muslim dentist who 'refused to treat female patients unless they wore Islamic dress' faces disciplinary action

Muslim dentist 'refused to treat woman unless she wore headscarf' (Daily Telegraph)
A Muslim dentist refused to treat a woman unless she wore a headscarf despite previously being reprimanded for the same reason the General Dental Council was told.

Explosion destroys dentist's office in Huber Heights (Dayton Daily News)
Explosion destroys dentist's office in Huber Heights

Norwalk dentist charged with keying neighbors car (Stamford Advocate)
NORWALK -- A Norwalk chiropractor said he is convinced he finally caught the culprit who has keyed his car eight times since 2004 after a surveillance video he set up recorded a neighboring dentist on videotape.